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1,629 Possible Causes for Hyperreflexia, Seizure

  • Dementia

    Clinical examination revealed several elements of a frontal lobe dysfunction including apathy with motor impersistence, presence of primitive reflexes, generalized hyperreflexia[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Electroencephalography demonstrated bifrontal slowing with left-sided emphasis, and captured two focal onset partial seizures with the clinical correlate of the syndrome described[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Profiles Tamirra Stewart says dance helped her recover from traumatic brain injury and seizures.[brainandlife.org]

  • Meningitis

    A patient with a 30-year history of RA, well controlled with methotrexate therapy, presented with new-onset seizures.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Two hours prior to admission, he developed epileptic seizures. Brain computed tomography and magnetic resonance imaging showed intracerebral malacic lesions.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Case presentation A 52-year-old man presented with refractory generalized tonic-clonic seizure.[paperity.org]

  • Eclampsia

    […] one seizure/2,200 person-years).[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] (NICHD) Definition (MSH) Onset of HYPERREFLEXIA; SEIZURES; or COMA in a previously diagnosed pre-eclamptic patient (PRE-ECLAMPSIA).[fpnotebook.com] Increasing blood pressure will lead to increasing hyperreflexia (overactive reflexes), until eventually uncontrollable seizures result.[medbroadcast.com]

  • Angelman Syndrome

    Diminished muscle tone (hypotonia) of the trunk, increased muscle tone (hypertonia) of the arms and legs, and abnormally exaggerated or brisk reflex responses (hyperreflexia[rarediseases.org] Extensor and flexor spasms are not typically described seizure types in Angelman syndrome, and our patient's seizures responded well to a combination of valproic acid and[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] […] to determine seizure control post-initiation.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Preeclampsia

    We report the case of a patient with pre-eclampsia who developed seizures after more than 2 days of delivery.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] We present an unusual case of third nerve palsy, (presenting as diplopia, ptosis) with hypertension, hyperreflexia, proteinuria, easy bruising in a parturient at 34 6/52 weeks[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] With hyperreflexia, you’d kick him over—or at least have a really strong reflex.[rd.com]

  • Sympathomimetic

    She experienced increased headache severity, visual disturbance, and seizures associated with multiple segmental cerebral vasoconstriction on angiography and increased T2-[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Meow-Meow) CLINICAL FEATURES delusions paranoia tachycardia hypertension hypotension (severe) hyperthermia sweating piloerection mydriasis hyperreflexia seizures SPECIFIC[lifeinthefastlane.com] […] edema Pulmonary Hemorrhage Crack Interstitial pneumonitis Pneumothorax or Pneumomediastinum (with Valsalva) Central Nervous System Anxiety or agitation Paranoia Delirium Seizure[fpnotebook.com]

  • Tetanus

    Tetanus is a life-threatening neurological syndrome characterised by tonic muscle spasms and hyperreflexia, caused by the exotoxin of Clostridium tetani , a gram-positive[bestpractice.bmj.com] The infant recovered, with no seizures by the 16th day from admission, and was off the ventilator by the 18th day.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] It is important to maintain a high index of suspicion for neonatal sepsis when infants present with seizure-like symptoms, in order to allow its early diagnosis and appropriate[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Hypocalcemia

    Severe hypocalcemia with serum calcium 7 mg/dL ( 1.75 mmol/L) may cause hyperreflexia, tetany, laryngospasm, or generalized seizures.[merckmanuals.com] We report the case of an inaugural episode of generalized seizures in a 40-year-old male with a history of chronic kidney disease associated with TSC2-PKD1 contiguous gene[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] A 22-year-old woman presented to us with seizures of a few minutes duration.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Leigh's Disease

    A 4 1/2-month-old girl suffered from psychomotor retardation, generalized hypotonia, poor feeding, hyperreflexia, nystagmus, optical atrophy and choreoathetosis from the age[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] The importance of obtaining a blood or cerebrospinal fluid lactate in all infants with unexplained seizures, cortical blindness or apnoea is emphasized.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Neurological symptoms include cognitive impairment, hypotonia, ataxia, tremor, polyneuropathy, hyporeflexia, seizures, as well as generalized weakness.[symptoma.com]

  • Atropa Belladonna

    The peripheral effect are mydriasis with cycloplegia, dry mucous membranes, hyperreflexia, flushed skin, diminished bowel sounds or ileus, urinary retention, tachycardia,[flipper.diff.org] We present an infant who suffered serious seizures after ingestion of a homeopathic agent containing A. belladonna.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] The peripheral effects that are common to anticholinergic agents include mydriasis with cycloplegia, dry mucous membranes, hyperreflexia, flushed skin, diminished bowel sounds[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

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